PM’s Literary Awards … KIDS are IN!

From the blog post of our Prime Minister comes this glorious news about AWARDS:

…We do a lot to celebrate Australian authors who write for adults but I realised that there is room to celebrate and encourage authors who focus on providing exciting stories for young children and teenagers.

With this in mind I am pleased to let you know we have decided to create two new categories in the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards – for children’s and young adult fiction – to give due recognition to this important part of our literary landscape.

(Read the full post here)
More info I am sure will be on the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards website – but nothing is there yet as they still have 2009 news!

Hooray for children’s lit … now the question is – will they receive the same amount of prize money!

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